Housekeeping Manager (fixed-term)

Location: Woburn Forest Village - Bedfordshire

Hours of Work: Full-time

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa £30,700 Per annum

Contract Type: Fixed Term/Temporary

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 29 May 2018

Housekeeping Manager (fixed-term)

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Join the UK’s number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.


At Center Parcs all our accommodation has been designed and built to the highest standards, so we need a team to uphold these standards and exceed guest expectation. Our Housekeeping team is responsible for maintaining more than 700 units of accommodation; from apartments and penthouses to Lodges and Treehouses, and for looking after our public areas and office spaces, so no two days are the same. That’s why it’s the largest team on each Village.

Join our Housekeeping team today and ensure families can enjoy quality time together in the comfort of their accommodation.


  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets


Reporting to the Housekeeping Line Manager, you will manage a large team of up to 200 colleagues, ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the housekeeping operation.

You will be responsible for providing sufficient training and development of all colleagues within the department, ensuring that the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene are achieved along with high standards of service and guest care.

Duties will include:

  • The organisation and allocation of duties to your housekeeping team
  • Supporting the housekeeping cleaning operation, ensuring the highest possible standards of cleanliness and hygiene are achieved and maintained at all times
  • Continually reviewing deployment of colleagues, ensuring that resources are allocated cost effectively and determining staffing levels in line with occupancy and business demand
  • Recruitment, absence and performance management
  • Co-ordinating staff training to meet targets within the division


Please note this is a fixed-term contract until May 2019.

You will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4 week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

You will be required to work a variety of shifts including weekends, some public / bank holidays and late duty management on a rota basis.


Essential requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years managerial experience ideally within hospitality or facilities
  • Experience managing large teams
  • Budgetary control experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An organised and methodical approach
  • Computer literacy with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

Closing date:  29 May 2018 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: Week commencing 4 June 2018

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received.  Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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